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Works & Process at the NYPL for the Performing Arts presents "Paul Kolnik, Photographing New York City Ballet with Wendy Whelan"

Works & Process at the NYPL for the Performing Arts presents "Paul Kolnik, Photographing New York City Ballet with Wendy Whelan"


Works & Process x NYPL LPA


New York Public Library for the Performing Arts - Bruno Walter Auditorium
40 Lincoln Center Plaza


Thursday, September 7, 2023 - 6:00pm



Works & Process x NYPL LPA

Works & Process and the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts present Paul Kolnik, Photographing New York City Ballet with Wendy Whelan, moderated by Linda Murray on Thursday, September 7, 2023 at 6:00 pm at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts as part of the Works & Process Fall 2023 Season.

Tickets free, RSVP Required. To RSVP please visit: https://www.worksandprocess.org/calendar/works-and-process-at-nypl-lpa-paul-kolnik.

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the New York City Ballet, Paul Kolnik has selected a number of his most iconic images of the company, illuminating his unique artistic perspective. For this Works & Process dance conversation moderated by Linda Murray, Kolnik speaks with NYCB's Artistic Associate Director, Wendy Whelan.

For five decades, photographer Paul Kolnik has been an intimate collaborator with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet. His images have captured and become a significant part of the visual iconography of the company, allowing us to experience both the ephemeral nature of the dance and the timelessness of a photograph.


SEATING POLICY | Programs are free and open to all, but registration is requested. Check-in line forms 45 minutes before the advertised start time. Registered guests are given priority check-in 15 to 30 minutes before start time. Five minutes before the advertised start time, all seats are released, regardless of registration, to our patrons in the stand-by line. If you arrive after the program starts, you will be seated at the discretion of our front-of-house staff.

STANDBY LINE | If registration is sold out or has ended, do not fret! We welcome you to come to the Library regardless of registration status and wait in our standby line, which forms 45 minutes before the advertised start time. Five minutes before the program starts, all remaining seats are released. While this is not guaranteed, we will do our best to get you into any of our programs.


Works & Process Lead Donors

Lead funding provided by APAP ArtsForward, Booth Ferris Foundation, Stuart H. Coleman and Meryl Rosofsky, Adam Flatto, Ford Foundation, Christian Humann Foundation, Leon Levy Foundation, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, Stephen Kroll Reidy, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and The Evelyn Sharp Foundation.

Additional support provided by Jody and John Arnhold, Lucy and Philip Dobrin, First Republic Bank, Bart Friedman and Wendy Stein, Agnes Gund, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky, Randall Sharp, and Denise Littlefield Sobel.

Works & Process is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature; and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.


About Works & Process

A non-profit without walls, Works & Process champions performing artists and their creative process from studio to stage. We platform artists from the world's largest organizations and amplify underrecognized performing arts cultures. In a philosophy akin to farm to table, our Works & Process LaunchPAD program offers artists commissioning support and fully-funded creative residencies with 13 partners in 8 counties in New York and Massachusetts. This fall, Works & Process will also present programming at the Guggenheim Museum and the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, in partnership with the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, additionally seven Works & Process commissions created in Works & Process bubble and LaunchPAD residencies will tour to six states and the District of Columbia. Each summer Works & Process curates and presents free dance programs with City Parks Foundation's SummerStage and NYC Parks.

Works & Process LaunchPAD "Process as Destination" provides artists multi-week residencies with 24/7 studio availability, on-site housing, health insurance enrollment access, industry-leading fees, and transportation to residency partners.

"Praise and gratitude also must go to Works & Process . . . directing attention and resources to dance communities often neglected by the institutions of concert dance."

—The New York Times


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